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Ahelee Sue Osborn
August 16th, 2009, 08:57 PM
Are there any masters coaches on the forum who are planning to attend the ASCA World Clinic next month in Ft. Lauderdale?
September 8-13

The information is here:

Program is here:

Speaking at the World Clinic:
First, Coach Michael Bohl of Australia , Coach of the great Stephanie Rice, double Olympic Gold Medalist in the IM's, will lead off with a presentation about Stephanie's training in 2008. Joining him as an international presenter will be Coach Bill Furniss of the UK, Coach of double distance Olympic Champion and world-record holder Rebecca Adlington, who took down the iconic 800 free record of the great Janet Evans in Beijing.

The Counsilman Memorial Lecturer will be Dr. K. Anders Ericsson of Sweden and the Florida State University, the world's leading expert on the subject of "The Development of Expert Performance". Joining him on Saturday will be one of the great myth-debunkers of our sport, Dr. Brent Rushall of Australia and San Diego State University.

Coach Ed Reese of the University of Texas, Coach David Salo of the University of Southern California, Coach Matt Kredich of Tennessee, and Coach Chuck Batchelor of Bluefish, will also all speak about their Olympic Athletes and Medalists preparation and development.

8:30 am – 9:30 am
Rob Butcher
The Vision of U.S. Masters Swimming With How We Got Here and Where We're Going

9:45 am – 10:45 am
Kerry O’Brien
The Competitive Vision of a Large Program

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Frank Marcinkowski, Jim Halstead
Success Factors in the Growth and Development of a Masters Swimming Program

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Frank Marcinkowski, Jim Halstead
Partnering your Masters Swimming Program with Triathletes and Open Water Swimmers
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Kerry O’Brien
Tempo Training: Swimming to the Beat of a Different Drummer
4:00 pm– 5:00 pm
Rob Butcher
How U.S. Masters Swimming Helps Clubs Grow Revenue

August 20th, 2009, 10:36 AM
Hi Ahele,

Allan Kopel here. Yes, I am going and in fact am rooming with one of your masters coaching colleagues. We would welcome a 3rd person to share hotel room costs so if you know anyone interested, please have him email me at coachkopie@hotmail.com regarding rooming at the ASCA World Clinic. Thanks.

Allan K

August 20th, 2009, 07:19 PM
Don't forget about the Masters Breakfast Forum on Friday morning!

September 30th, 2009, 06:06 PM
thanks to the many fine presentations by persons with a masters coaching focus. some good information for sure. have a nice, safe, fitness filled day.